CHC52021 | CRICOS 112616C
Diploma of Community Services
104 weeks* (8 Terms)
On campus (blended face to face and online)
All learning resources and assessments are assessable via the e-learning portal.
20 hours/week (15 hours via face to face, 5 hours via e-learning portal)
The Diploma of Community Services course will be delivered over 2 years (up to 104 weeks*, over 8 Terms). The course will equip you with the theoretical & practical knowledge to work in the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.
This course involves a combination of various learning activities such as: case studies, project assessments, research work, knowledge assessment and computer aided design. By completing this course you will gain skills and knowledge in areas such as:
- Case management supervision
- Manage complex community services cases
- Establish counselling relationships
- Impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
- Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
- Develop workplace communication strategies
- Develop community engagement strategies
- Manage people performance
- Manage work health and safety
- Develop community service programs
- Must be at least 16 years old
- Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
- Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification*.
- Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)
English Language Tests
Also known as
Minimum Test Score
International English Language Testing system
• Overall band score 5.5; or
• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or
• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.
Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test
• 46; or
• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or
• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test
Certificate in Advanced English
• 162; or
• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or
• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.
Pearson Test of English Academic
• 42; or
• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or
• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.
Occupational English Test
• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.
§ You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:
o you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland
o you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)
o you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course
o you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
o In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.
§ Note: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.
|Tuition Fee||Term Fee||Materials Fee||Enrolment Fee|
|$ 20,000.00||$ 2,500.00||$ 2,000.00||$ 250.00|
Special pricing is available for applicants currently applying within Australia.
Please contact our Education Advisors for details on specials that may be available for your country and course.Latest fees and schedules are in the course infopack.
2023: 16-OCT,30-OCT, 27-NOV, 18-DEC.
2024: 02-JAN, 29-JAN, 26-FEB, 15-APR, 29-APR, 27-MAY, 08-JUL, 05-AUG, 23-SEP, 14-OCT, 04-NOV, 25-NOV, 16-DEC.
Main Campus (Burwood)
GM Tower Level 2,
11-15 Deane St,
Burwood, NSW 2134
+61 2 8599 8866
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